The UNU-FTP was established in 1998 through a tri-lateral agreement between the United Nations University, the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, and the Marine Research Institute of Iceland.
The UNU-FTP operates in collaboration with academic institutions, private fishing companies, governmental institutions and research firms. Our Icelandic partner institutes including the University of Iceland, Matís Food Research, the University of Akureyri, the Marine Research Institute, and Holar University, represent a diverse assortment of expertise in field of fisheries.
The UNU-FTP works with many international and regional bodies on strengthening institutional capacity in fisheries.
International and regional partners of the UNU-FTP